I have always been a bit of a sucker for disaster movies but there’s really not many around these days. So when the Blu-ray for this one popped up on my radar I decided to give it a go. Well, that was a waste of my time indeed. No more Chinese movies for me for a while. Continue reading Skyfire: That was a waste of time.
Well, if you are a fan of The Rock this is a decent enough high octane action, disaster and special effects movie. If not, well then you probably have to be a pretty big fan of special effects and action to overlook its weak points. Continue reading Skyscraper (2018): Decent if you are a fan of The Rock, if not…
If you take this movie for what it is, a action / science fiction movie with emphasis on fiction, then it is, in my opinion, actually not too bad. Continue reading Geostorm: Not too bad actually.
I was not expecting much from this movie but this was a typical Hollywood-with-an-agenda-movie. That is, not a good movie as far as I am concerned. Continue reading War for the Planet of the Apes: Mediocre movie with an agenda!
I expected a visual action feast with a fair amount of gore in it and that is pretty much what I got. It could have been a lot better but it was not really horrendously bad either. Continue reading Resident Evil – The Final Chapter: Good action feast. Script? That’s nitpicking.
As expected this is a bit of a propaganda movie against BP but that was of course rather expected. It is still watchable. The dramatization is fairly well done and the effects are believable as well as enjoyable. If you watch it as a disaster drama and special effects movie it is definitely okay. Continue reading Deepwater Horizon: Anti BP propaganda but watchable.
This is a classical Hollywood movie, thin plot and a lot of effects. However, this time, I quite liked it. Actually I liked it a lot. The plot, although thin, is not altogether bad, it holds together even though are quite a few unbelievable moments. However, put in the context of a traditional disaster movie, it is not bad.. Maybe this is what I like about the movie. It is really a good old fashioned disaster movie. […] Continue reading San Andreas – Very Hollywood and still I liked it…a lot.
Left Behind by Vic Armstrong on Blu-ray My rating: 2 out of 10 stars The most important event in the history of mankind is happening right now. In the blink of an eye, the biblical Rapture strikes the world. Millions of people disappear without a trace. All that remains are their clothes and belongings, and in an instant, terror and chaos spread around the world. … Continue reading Left Behind – Already mediocre movie ruined by a load of religious nonsense!
Machete Kills by Robert Rodrigues on Blu-ray My rating: 6 out of 10 stars During an operation of a Mexican Cartel, Machete Cortez and Sartana Rivera intercept the criminals alone, but another group arrives and a masked man kills Sartana. Machete is arrested, accused of killing his beloved Sartana and Sheriff Doakes hangs Machete. But the President of the USA Rathcock pardons and recruits Machete … Continue reading Machete Kills – Actually a bit too ridicously over the top
The Lost Future by Mikael Salomon on SyFy (CanalSat) My rating: 6 out of 10 stars A group of post-apocalyptic survivors, struggle to survive in a world where jungles and forests and primeval wetlands and deserts have obliterated civilization. They staunchly face genetically mutating beasts and mysterious diseases in an attempt to re-establish the human race as masters of Earth. This is a fairly okay … Continue reading The Lost Future – Surprisingly good considering that it is a SyFy production
The Andromeda Strain by Robert Wise on CineFX (CanalSat) My rating: 5 out of 10 stars A mysterious government project scrambles a team of scientists to investigate the cause of a spaceborne disease that kills nearly everyone in a small desert town. They find an extraterrestrial form of life that causes rapid, fatal clotting of the blood, and make some disturbing discoveries about the project as well. … Continue reading The Andromeda Strain – A movie that time has not been kind to